What is Oldowan?
Dated from c. 2.6 to 1.7 mya
First examples found in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
Recognised throughout east, south and north Africa
Handaxes/bifaces do not occur
First associated with Homo habilis or Australopithicus sediba?

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What is Oldowan?

  • Dated from c. 2.6 to 1.7 mya
  • First examples found in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
  • Recognised throughout east, south and north Africa
  • Handaxes/bifaces do not occur
  • First associated with Homo habilis or Australopithicus sediba?

Image source unknown?

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